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Jason Kenney
David J. Climenhaga | Ye shall know them by their friends … and some of Jason Kenney's are pretty interesting to contemplate.
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Brian Jean
David J. Climenhaga | There's barely a week left until election day. Whatever the result, Wildrose Leader Brian Jean will play a major role in Alberta politics. Where has the mainstream media been?
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Ron Liepert
David J. Climenhaga | Rumble on the right: Any battle between Calgary MP Rob Anders and former Calgary MLA and cabinet minister Ron Liepert for a new federal seat promises to be bloody, ugly and entertaining.
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Democracy Watch | Federal Ethics Commissioner Mary Dawson has finally issued a ruling that complies with the Conflict of Interest Act when she concluded that Christian Paradis' actions were unethical.
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Ryan Hastman
David J. Climenhaga | The late Alberta Liberal Leader Laurence Decore's widow has taken Conservative candidate Ryan Hastman to task for using her husband's name to advance the Conservatives' neo-con agenda.
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Sebastien Togneri
David J. Climenhaga | In Stephen Harper's Canada, there's no disgrace to being disgraced, as long as the disgrace in question involves bending or breaking the rules to keep Harper in office.
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Federal Intergovernmental Affairs Minister Bev Oda
David J. Climenhaga | This story just smells too badly for Stephen Harper to allow Oda to hang around his cabinet much longer.
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Ruth Kelly
David J. Climenhaga | In any normal province a candidate as promising as Ruth Kelly would be a cinch to beat an underperformer like Edmonton-Spruce Grove Conservative MP Rona Ambrose. Not here in Alberta.
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Murray Dobbin | When Stephen Harper got up in the House of Commons and declared that the Jaffer/Guergis affairs did not touch his government in any way he was lying.
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Ralph Surette | Parliament has been paralyzed for weeks over the Guergis scandal with newscasts and political panel chasing every trifling rumour. Why is this?
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Murray Dobbin | Watching the unraveling of Rahim Jaffer's efforts to clear himself of what he likes to call phony charges and innuendo, it is getting difficult to actually remember all the lies and deception.
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Rick Salutin | This week's parliamentary hearing was appealing because the major players were so unpractised.